THE SILENCE OF THE SEA

LE SILENCE DE LA MER (FRANCE)

Synopsis:

In a French village during the Occupation, an old man and his niece are forced to take in a German officer. The man is thoughtful, well-read and in favor of a rapprochement between the two countries. But his every attempt at conversation is thwarted by his hosts' stubborn silence. During a leave in Paris, the officer realizes what Nazi Germany is really planning.

Festivals: Torino 1984, Mar del Plata 2008

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Directed by:
Jean-Pierre Melville
Cast:
Howard Vernon, Nicole Stéphane, Jean-Marie Robain
Duration:
1h 26 min
Year:
1948
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